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This report looks at the processes of agricultural innovation and the role of R&D in increasing agricultural productivity.
The report shows how public funding for agricultural research and development (R&D) has declined markedly in recent decades.
The National Research Council's Science and Technology for Sustainability Program hosted two workshops in 2011 addressing the sustainability challenges associated with food security for all.
This mapping approach aims to make the marginalized and poor visible by identifying areas with difficult biophysical and socio-economic conditions.
This article sets the background for an exciting new linkage between Australian and Africa-based scientists who will use NIR to enhance the safety and value of traditional African crops.
The twentieth century saw substantive shifts in the structure, funding and conduct of public agricultural research and development (R&D) and related regulatory and extension activities in South Africa. Following a long period of steady (and at times quite rapid) growth beginning in the early twentieth century, real spending on public agricultural R&D has essentially flat lined since the 1970s.
This study examines the relationship between transport infrastructure and agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa using new data obtained from geographic information systems (GIS).
The 20th Century began with a rapid ramping up of national investments in and institutions engaged with research for food and agriculture. Private philanthropic organizations launched agricultural R&D initiatives around the middle of the century to spur technical change in poor-country agriculture.